Is it wrong to take pleasure in the misfortunes of others? Deriving good feelings from seeing someone you dislike or compete with doing poorly might not be something you can control, but it could be that you should try to avoid it whenever possible. If you don’t like Obama, this may induce it, though. He…


In Pursuit of Virtue – July Edition

Notable articles and snippets from last week abound… But who will build the roads? The free market, as it has for a very long time. Scientists have finally decoded the physics behind earphone and other ropy tangles. Absolute truth in reality versus relative experience as reality – Einstein meets Tagore. Firefighters don’t actually fight fires…